Tag: Bhutan

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

SKAL Bangkok president talks happiness

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 4, 2019 14:58 0

Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management organised a special speaker’s series to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality ... Read More

Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019 00:25 0

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report revealed that there has been ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59 0

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place ... Read More

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:10 2

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a ... Read More

Dream destinations in Thailand and Bhutan welcome new dusitD2 hotels

Dream destinations in Thailand and Bhutan welcome new dusitD2 hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 16:15 0

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has continued its global expansion by soft opening two new resorts under its upscale ... Read More

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

editor editor- December 6, 2018 15:51 0

The Embassy of the S.R. of Vietnam, in association with OM Tourism, organized the Vietnam Tourism Roadshow in New Delhi, India. Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32 0

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in the world. As part of ... Read More

The dangers of eating too much restaurant food

The dangers of eating too much restaurant food

editor editor- February 17, 2017 06:14 0

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. ... Read More

National President of Skal meets with Thailand Director of Bhutan’s Tourism Council

National President of Skal meets with Thailand Director of Bhutan’s Tourism Council

editor editor- May 23, 2013 00:47 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seen recently in Bangkok were Karma Lotey, President of the Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO) and CEO of Yangphel Travel, visiting ... Read More

Bhutan’s amazing iron chain bridges

Bhutan’s amazing iron chain bridges

editor editor- February 19, 2013 01:29 0

Thangtong Gyalpo (1385-1464) was a great Buddhist, a yogi, physician, blacksmith, architect, and a pioneering civil engineer. Read More

Zhiwa Ling Bhutan’s finest homegrown hotel

Zhiwa Ling Bhutan’s finest homegrown hotel

editor editor- February 5, 2013 01:35 0

BHUTAN - The 45-room Zhiwa Ling hotel in Bhutan combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of 21st century technology. Read More

Bhutan’s famous landmarks are an absolute must-see for all visitors

Bhutan’s famous landmarks are an absolute must-see for all visitors

editor editor- February 4, 2013 04:54 0

Our first stop after leaving the capital Thimphu, on the journey east, is Dochu La Pass at 10,500 feet or approx 3,000 meters. Read More

Bhutan: a world apart

Bhutan: a world apart

editor editor- November 19, 2012 04:04 0

The Tiger’s Nest is named after the mythical beast that carried the Guru Rinpoche, who brought Vajrayana Buddhism to Bhutan, to the mountaintop caves. Read More

Bhutan feels pressure to let more foreign visitors in

Bhutan feels pressure to let more foreign visitors in

editor editor- June 4, 2012 07:22 0

Saffron-robed monks wander the streets of Thimphu, where elaborately painted buildings feature lucky symbols such as tigers and phalluses, all under the gaze of a ... Read More

Debate on “High-value, Low-impact Tourism” takes place at PATA event in Bhutan

Debate on “High-value, Low-impact Tourism” takes place at PATA event in Bhutan

editor editor- February 6, 2012 14:58 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has opened its three-day Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (AT&RTCM) in Bhutan, one ... Read More

DeafNation filming on Guam

DeafNation filming on Guam

editor editor- January 27, 2012 06:58 0

TUMON, Guam - DeafNation’s Joel Barish arrived on Guam Wednesday as part of an around-the-world tour. This is his third. Read More

The year for royal weddings

The year for royal weddings

editor editor- November 2, 2011 04:27 0

One of this year's series of glamorous royal weddings took place on October 13 in the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan when the fifth Dragon ... Read More

Earthquake update from Tourism Council of Bhutan

Earthquake update from Tourism Council of Bhutan

editor editor- September 23, 2011 04:22 0

THIMPHU, Bhutan – A powerful earthquake hit Sikkim on September 18, 2011 and fairly powerful tremors were also experienced in Bhutan at around 1840 hours. Read More

eTN received no reports of  tourists harmed in latest Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim earthquake

eTN received no reports of tourists harmed in latest Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim earthquake

editor editor- September 19, 2011 01:09 0

ETN reporters from Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim, India had no reports of tourists harmed by the earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that shook ... Read More

3rd Annual PATA Adventure Travel Mart to be held in Bhutan

3rd Annual PATA Adventure Travel Mart to be held in Bhutan

editor editor- September 14, 2011 06:24 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The 3rd PATA Annual Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart will take place in Paro, Bhutan, February 3-7, 2012. Read More

Bhutan Bragging Rights

Bhutan Bragging Rights

- July 22, 2011 10:01 0

Welcoming guests to Bhutan is still a new experience for the people of Bhutan who are called Drukpas. Read More

UNWTO expresses support for high-value, low-impact tourism development in Bhutan

UNWTO expresses support for high-value, low-impact tourism development in Bhutan

editor editor- January 15, 2011 05:33 0

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has expressed his support for the long-term tourism policy of Bhutan, with its focus on sustainability and quality, on an official ... Read More

Tourism news: Bhutan looks to triple its annual tourist numbers

Tourism news: Bhutan looks to triple its annual tourist numbers

editor editor- September 16, 2010 03:00 0

Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, is aiming to increase its annual number of tourists by 300%. Read More

Bhutan tourism hopes for a boost from SAARS summit

Bhutan tourism hopes for a boost from SAARS summit

editor editor- April 27, 2010 07:03 0

Bhutan hopes the upcoming 16th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) here will help revive the country's jaded tourism industry. Read More

Bhutan increases tourism tariff for foreign tourists

Bhutan increases tourism tariff for foreign tourists

editor editor- June 30, 2008 04:02 0

THIMPHU - Foreign tourists visiting picturesque Bhutan will have to shell out extra money from the next year, as the country will increase daily tariff ... Read More

Sentences handed down in tourist theft case

Sentences handed down in tourist theft case

editor editor- April 11, 2008 03:34 0

Thimphu district court sentenced three men and a woman yesterday to prison terms ranging from 3 to 9 years in connection with the robbery of ... Read More

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